Mohammed Algassim

Job Title
Sector Head of Planning & Development
Saudi Space Agency
Mohammad Algassim, has an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and an MBA from MBSC. He brings over 14 years of expertise in space exploration research and strategy development working in joint research projects with : NASA JPL, Caltech and other global research institutes . His academic background merged business acumen has played pivotal roles in shaping KSA’s space sector strategic initiatives, contributing to the development of National Space Strategy (Undergoing official approvals now), where international collaboration is in forefront of it. Mohammad Algassim is working now as the Planning and Development Sector head in the Saudi Space Agency


11:35 / 12:20
Grand Ballroom

Space Policy and Industry

Evolving Models and Strategies for Space Agencies in Middle East

With the emergence of new ambitions and national strategies for space in Middle Eastern countries, the region is experiencing unprecedented dynamism. A panel made up of representatives from various space agencies in the region will discuss the different directions taken.